Metallic Badges
Project

Illustrations adapted from linocuts and sketches printed by Awesome Merch onto 38mm Metallic Badges. Digital – 2018

THE DEEP
Project

This cut gave me an opportunity to explore different mark making techniques while working on a slightly larger scale. Linocut – 30x30cm – 2018

DEVIL’S COACH HORSE
Project

This is a cut I did of a Devil’s Coach Horse beetle, inspired by a superstition from the Middle Ages. When threatened, the beetle curls it’s abdomen up like a scorpion. It was understood that whoever the beetle’s abdomen pointed … Read More

BBC HISTORY: THE KING ARTHUR DELUSION
Project

Three illustrations for BBC History Magazine’s December ’18 issue. They accompanied the essay titled ‘The King Arthur Delusion’ written by Nick Higham. The illustrations depict King Arthur in battle, the sword Excalibur and Geoffrey of Monmouth, author of The History … Read More

INKTOBER 2018
Project

A few of this year’s Inktober entries: Poisonous Tranquil Spell Digital – 2018

Manchester Print Fair – Save The Date
Post

I’m currently working hard behind the scenes, getting my work ready for the next Manchester Print fair event. It’s being held at the Whitworth Art Gallery this time around and I’m super excited to be there for the full weekend … Read More

BBC HISTORY: THE IMMORTAL VIKING
Project

A feature illustration & three spot illustrations for BBC History Magazine’s July ’18 issue. The article (written by Eleanor Parker) details the stories of Ragnar Lothbrok, legendary Viking hero and ruler. Linocut & Digital colour – 2018

THE SEANCE
Project

My contribution to the Phantasm exhibition at Colours May Vary, running November 2017 – Jan 2018. Linocut – 2017 – 21cm x 29.7cm

Phantasm @ Colours May Vary
Post

To celebrate Colours May Vary’s 5th birthday, they’re running an exhibition curated by Lord Whitney titled Phantasm. It explores the themes of magic and illusion and I was invited to create a print for it. I loved the idea and … Read More

FOLKLORE CREATURES
Project

A mixture of folklore creatures: Krampus, Baba Yaga, Vodyanoy and a Sirin. Each one has been printed using a different colour blend. Linocut – 2017 – Approx 19cm x 10cm

Extra-Ordinary @ Leeds College of Art
Post

Yesterday evening was the launch night for the End of Year Show at Leeds College of Art – ‘Extra-Ordinary’. I exhibited 6 pieces, although I didn’t get many photos other than during set up… There were too many people to … Read More

We Love MCR
Post

My heart is breaking for everyone affected by the awful event in Manchester last night. There are loads of ways to donate money if you want to contribute towards helping those affected. Here’s a link to the M.E.N’s JustGiving page.

SPIKER & SPONGE
Project

Part of the YCN Roald Dahl Literary Estate brief this year. The brief was to illustrate iconic characters and scenes from any Roald Dahl book, so I chose to cut Spiker & Sponge from James and the Giant Peach. Linocut … Read More

UNNATURAL
Project

A 2015 study showed that up to 90% of seabirds are likely to have plastic in their systems and it’s predicted that by 2050, that figure will increase to 99% of all seabird species. Part of a group exhibition titled … Read More

Manchester Print Fair
Post

The Manchester Print Fair at the Central Library was absolutely brilliant. Thank you to everyone who came by, those who bought my work and those who came over for a chat. I met some really kind, interesting people and got … Read More

Out of Order @ Colours May Vary
Post

I organised an exhibition of Leeds College of Art 3rd Year BA (Hons) Illustration work at Colours May Vary, Leeds, last month. With 38 people in the exhibition, all representing different interpretations of the phrase ‘Out of Order’, we aimed to … Read More

TORTURE TOOLS
Project

These images stemmed from a project looking into methods of repression and control in the Medieval era. Each illustration was an exploration into the linocut process and an attempt to identify the most appropriate cutting techniques. The torture tools depicted … Read More

HOLBEIN
Project

As part of an exploratory exercise into replicating techniques of Medieval woodcut, I recreated a print from Hans Holbein’s Dance of Death series. The series was designed in 1526 and cut by Hans Lützelburger, who was considered one of the finest … Read More

INKTOBER, 2016
Project

Inktober was created by Jake Parker back in 2009 as a challenge to himself to improve his drawing and inking skills. For the whole month of October, he completed a drawing a day. It’s since become a worldwide challenge each … Read More